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    Open Solo 4 with Orange cube

    I recently updated my firmware to Open Solo 4 and noticed the option to install the update for the orange cube. Is anyone using an Orange cube in their solo and can confirm that it works as intended?
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    OpenSolo alternate gimbal?

    Hello all. I am considering a Pixhawk Cube with the Sololink iMx6 and 3DR controller. I am aware the stock Solo gimbal is Mavlink but was wondering does Opensolo allow for an alternate conventional PWM or SBUS gimbal and will the Solo remote still show "Gimbal Not Found". I am interested in the...
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    Greencube and Mission Planner

    Hello, I use my 3DR solo with a recently and successfully upgraded greencube and I use Mission Planner as my primary GCS software. When I connect to the solo, it says that there is an update for ArduCopter 3.5.5 and I then 'updated' my Open Solo version to 3.0.0, yet the message still shows. I...
  4. Pedals2Paddles

    New Year, New Solo! Open Solo 3.0.0 released

    NEW YEAR, NEW SOLO! Open Solo 3.0.0, the first non-beta stable production release has dropped at 00:00z on January 1, 2018!! Since 3DR open sourced the Solo and controller, many new possibilities have opened up. Combined with the continued development of ArduPilot, the Solex App, and SidePilot...
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    Getting High Res IMU through Mavlink udp

    Hello everyone. I'm working on a project where I'm using MAVROS to connect to the Solo and access its sensor data. But I'm only getting sensor data at ~10Hz. How do I increase the stream rate of the sensors through MAVLINK? Some googling shows that it can be done by meddling with the firmware a...

    Open Solo Challenges

    i appreciate all the hard work you guys have put into this and have shown my support buying Solex to help the projects development. Recently while flying, my Solo came tumbling out of the sky. She hit ground hard, was severely damaged and rendered completely unflyable. I sent the flight log to...
  7. Pedals2Paddles

    Solex firmware updates menu procedural changes

    The latest version of the Solex app released this week has some procedural changes that affect the firmware updates menu. So I've updated the Solex instructions for Open Solo installs on GitHub. In short, you must connect to the Solo first. That way Solex and can download parameters and verify...
  8. Pedals2Paddles

    Open Solo 2.5-RC3 released!

    (Releases · OpenSolo/documentation · GitHub) Happy Thanksgiving! Open Solo 2.5-RC3 is ready for consumption. It is up in Solex now. And I just messaged Tom to let him know for Side Pilot, which I'm sure he'll get in shortly. Please check out the release notes for all the details. It is too long...
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    Messed up open solo rc1 to rc2 update. Now what.

    I believe I prematurely rebooted after the initial message came up after it was doing the install and didn't wait long enough. As soon as I did thought % $/&&^/ . Now it starts but won't bind to controller. Yes I only installed copter. TIA
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    Open Solo controler in Imperial

    Apologies for my non-searching lazy a$$ but when I performed the Open Solo update the controller is in metric and I can't seem to get it to Imperial. Set it as Imperial in the vehicle settings but to no avail. Thanks in advance.
  11. Pedals2Paddles

    Open Solo 2.5-RC2 is out

    This is now outdated. Open Solo 2.5-RC3 is out now. Please see here: I just released OPEN SOLO 2.5-RC2! It is out in Solex now, and Tom is putting in Side Pilot as we speak. This update fixes some installation vulnerabilities...
  12. Pedals2Paddles

    Open Solo announcement from ArduPilot

    This is a the official blog and announcement from ArduPilot on the open sourcing of Solo and how it's working. Please have a read and join the fun! This is monumental occasion for the Solo community and ArduPilot. Everyone has been asking for this day to happen for over a year since 3DR gave...
  13. carpy

    Autopilot Firmware Upgrade from 1.3.1 to 1.5.3

    Please use Open Solo to upgrade your firmware to 1.5.3. I will leave these instructions here in case you do not have Solex/SidePilot and want to upgrade just the firmware. documentation/ at master · OpenSolo/documentation · GitHub A few of us have upgraded and tested the latest release...